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WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) and 20 Jewish House Members of Congress wrote President Trump today urging him not to exempt any federally funded, faith-based organizations from current nondiscrimination protections. Wasserman Schultz and the Members sent the letter after press reports indicated that Trump would issue an Executive Order that would […]

Washington D.C. – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement on Scott Pruitt, President Trump’s pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency: “It’s hard to imagine a more destructive pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency than Scott Pruitt, a climate science doubter who sued the agency he’s cynically being asked to […]

Washington D.C. – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement after a joint appearance by President Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today: “I was extremely disappointed that President Trump did not explicitly denounce the rise in anti-Semitic attacks around the country, or the equally troubling statements that have come from his […]

Washington D.C. – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement regarding the resignation of National Security Advisor Michael Flynn: “National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s resignation was warranted and overdue. Yet his exit raises more questions than it answers. It’s still unclear who and what was known in the White House about his […]

Washington D.C. – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement after the U.S. Treasury Department announced tonight that it will officially designate Venezuelan national Tareck El Aissami as among the individuals and companies involved in international narcotics trafficking. The announcement comes after Wasserman Schultz joined with Sen. Bob Menendez, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and […]

Washington D.C. – U.S Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement regarding her new committee assignments for the 115th Congress, which includes a new appointment to the House Committee on the Budget, and two new Appropriations Committee assignments: one as Ranking Democrat on the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, and the other, […]

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement on President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch: “President Trump’s most lasting imprint on America may well come from how his Supreme Court nominee defends our democratic rights as embodied in the Constitution. His initial pick is more troubling than inspiring in […]

During the month of February we honor the immeasurable achievements and contributions of African-Americans to our nation’s political, cultural, and economic fabric. Here in Florida, we salute the African-American trailblazers who paved the way for future generations to make their own mark on history. From political pioneers like Congressman Josiah Walls to his contemporary heirs, […]

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement on Iran’s reported ballistic missile test: “Reports of an Iranian ballistic missile test over the weekend are a truly alarming development. If true, this would represent a violation of international law and U. N. Security resolutions. For that, Iran must be held accountable. […]

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement in celebration of the eighth anniversary of the passage of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act: “As his first act in office, President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act and told American women that in order to move forward, we must […]